National Grid IT Business Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts
National Grid is hiring an IT Business Analyst for our IT group in Waltham, MA.
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
We are currently looking for highly motivated IT Business Analysts who want to join a dynamic and fast paced organization going through major transformation. If you are someone who’s looking to bring innovation, contribute ideas and play a part in renewing the Information Systems organization we want to hear from you!
This candidate will work closely with Product Owners, and Technical Leads, as well as project leads to drive project planning and execution of complex enterprise Analytic solutions within set project targets and deadlines.
Gather, analyze, document and manage business and user requirements (functional and non-functional)
Identify potential solutions for the business and provide input to issues or risks
Identify project interdependencies and communicate requirement/scope issues and participate in driving them to resolution
Demonstrate clear capability to document the current vs future process flows
Conduct full analytics collaboratively to identify and provide solutions for gaps and abnormal work flows
Create business and functional specifications for large, complex system implementations
Complete all support documentation on assigned projects, including creating and updating all user and technical procedures/manuals, business, and functional requirements, traceability matrices, process flows, operational support documentation and archival of all related project documentation
Develop testing strategy thorough requirements testing for user acceptance
Lead User Acceptance/End-to-end testing to execute, and track deviations found, facilitate non-technical work around sessions for remediation and document testing progress
Define and monitor all implementation tasks such as the production check-out process, including review of reports, data files and online screens to ensure technical solutions perform according to the specifications and meet defined business requirements
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
Demonstrated ability to partner with cross-functional teams, subject matter experts, and architects
Demonstrated ability to drive sustainable process changes that realize significant business value
Good leadership skills and previous experience of line management
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline; or equivalent work experience.
Strong knowledge of BI reporting tools.
Experience with data warehouse domain.
7+ years relevant experience as an IT Business Analyst
7+ years experience in business and functional requirements elicitation, translation and documentation.
7+ years’ experience in facilitating design and use case discussions
7+ years’ experience in a Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) environment
Experience with Power BI and Snowflake is a plus
Good Understanding on RDBMS, SQL
Agile development methodologies including SCRUM.
Familiarity with Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence) a plus
This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.